PARIS (Sputnik) – The United Kingdom will stay the good friend and ally of the European Union after finishing its withdrawal from the union, French President Emmanuel Macron mentioned.
On Thursday, the transition interval for the UK relations with the European Union got here to an finish. On 24 December, European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and the UK prime minister, Boris Johnson, introduced that that they had reached a deal on the longer term relations between the bloc and London.
The United Kingdom formally left the European Union on 31 January, finishing a three-and-a-half-year course of that started with the 2016 Brexit referendum. Until the tip of 2020, the UK is topic to EU guidelines and laws as a part of the transition interval.